Medicaid

  • Local Doctor Barred From Treating Medicaid And Medicare Patients Due To Fraud!

    LAS VEGAS (AP) – A Las Vegas doctor, who was sentenced in July to three years of probation and seven days in jail for gross lewdness involving female patients, has been barred from treating Medicare and Medicaid patients. Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt announced Wednesday Dr. Jorge Burgos is...
  • Pharmacist charged with medicaid fraud

    A Manhattan pharmacist was busted Thursday for defrauding Medicaid out of millions of dollars — and blowing the cash on luxury goods and plastic surgery, authorities said. Hin Wong, 49, allegedly operated three pharmacies that paid kickbacks to patients to fill their HIV/AIDS prescriptions, which Medicaid reimburses at $2,000...
  • Medicaid driver confesses to sex with special needs patients!

    CUMMING, Ga. – Two van drivers admit having sexual contact with two mentally challenged women they were taking to therapy, yet Georgia authorities say they still could not prosecute. The women involved were adults, but their guardians say each has the mind of an underage teen.  The sexual activity...
  • Think Obamacare Repeal Won’t Affect Kids? Think Again.

    Flint and it’s water crisis offer a case study in the program’s value to children. FLINT, Michigan ― Republicans eager to justify the severe Medicaid cuts in their Obamacare repeal proposals have offered up a number of arguments. They say Medicaid doesn’t contribute to better health, or that it doesn’t...
  • WATCH THIS: Police Officer throws disabled woman out of her wheelchair during protest!

    Police officers in Ohio have been accused of reverting to unnecessarily rough tactics, including dumping a disabled woman from her wheelchair, to clear out a group of protesters at Senator Rob Portman’s office. Over the weekend, about 30 to 40 people, including disability rights group ADAPT, gathered in the...
  • Activists With Disabilities Would Rather Go To Jail Than ‘Die Without Medicaid’

    In Denver, Washington and other cities, activists with disabilities plead for votes against Medicaid cuts. For many, it’s resist or die. Ten protesters, most of whom have disabilities, were arrested Thursday in the Denver office of Republican Sen. Cory Gardner after staging a sit-in that lasted nearly 60 hours....
  • Kelleyanne Conway breaks her silence on new healthcare bill! Read her shocking comments..

    Kellyanne Conway: Those on Medicaid who will lose health insurance can always get jobs. White House counselor Kellyanne Conway says people on Medicaid who will lose coverage under the Republican plan to repeal Obamacare could find jobs that provide health insurance. When the Affordable Care Act expanded Medicaid coverage,...
  • If Medicaid cuts are enacted, who will pay the nursing home bills?

    ORANGE, Va. – Alice Jacobs, 90, once owned a factory and horses. She raised four children and buried two husbands. But years in an assisted living center drained her savings, and now she relies on Medicaid to pay for her care at Dogwood Village, a nonprofit, county-owned nursing home...
  • 60 Christian Leaders Condemn Trump’s Budget Proposal

    Sixty Christian leaders from across the the theological spectrum have signed onto a statement condemning President Donald Trump’s budget proposal and have expressed concern over proposed cuts to federal welfare programs that they say help the United States’ “most vulnerable” people. Rev. Jim Wallis speaks as Christian leaders from...